absolute altimeter

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæb.səˌlut/, /ˌæb.səˈljut/ + IPA(key): /ælˈtɪm.ɪ.tɚ/, /ˈæl.təˌmi.tɚ/

Noun[edit]

absolute altimeter (plural absolute altimeters)

  1. (aviation) A type of altimeter which measures vertical distance to the surface below, using radio, radar, sonic, laser, or capacitive technology.

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